Alan, Charles, 1908?-1975

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Art dealer; New York, N.Y.

Attended Horace Mann School, graduating in 1924. Attended Yale School of Drama in 1925, then worked as a set designer for MGM and Warner Brothers. In 1930, Alan became a theatrical set designer and director. After serving in the Army in World War II, he worked for Edith Halpert at the Downtown Gallery. In 1952, he opened the Charles Alan Gallery, specializing in contemporary art. Alan closed the gallery in 1970 to become a private dealer.

From the description of Oral history interview with Charles Alan, 1970 Aug. 20-1970 Aug. 25 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 233007014

Charles Alan (1908?-1975) was an art dealer from New York, N.Y.

Attended Horace Mann School, graduating in 1924, and Yale School of Drama in 1925. Worked as a set designer for MGM and Warner Brothers. In 1930, became a theatrical set designer and director. After serving in the Army in World War II, he worked for Edith Halpert at the Downtown Gallery. In 1952, he opened the Charles Alan Gallery, specializing in contemporary art. Alan closed the gallery in 1970 to become a private dealer.

From the description of Oral history interview with Charles Alan on Aline Saarinen, 1973 Feb. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495595032

Charles Alan (1908?-1975) was an art dealer from New York, N.Y.

Alan attended Horace Mann School, graduating in 1924. Attended Yale School of Drama in 1925, then worked as a set designer for MGM and Warner Brothers. In 1930, Alan became a theatrical set designer and director. After serving in the Army in World War II, he worked for Edith Halpert at the Downtown Gallery. In 1952, he opened the Charles Alan Gallery, specializing in contemporary art. Alan closed the gallery in 1970 to become a private dealer.

From the description of Oral history interview with Charles Alan, 1970 Aug. 20-25 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495595077

Art dealer; New York, N.Y.

Attended Horace Mann School, graduating in 1924. Attended Yale School of Drama in 1925, then worked as a set designer for MGM and Warner Brothers. In 1930, Alan became a theatrical set designer and director. After serving in the Army in World War II, he worked for Edith Halpert at the Downtown Gallery. In 1952, he opened the Charles Alan Gallery, specializing in contemporary art. Alan closed the gallery in 1970 to become a private dealer.

From the description of Charles Alan interviews, 1970 Aug. 20-1970 Aug. 25 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220239810

Art dealer; New York, N.Y.

Attended Horace Mann School, graduating in 1924, and Yale School of Drama in 1925. Worked as a set designer for MGM and Warner Brothers. In 1930, became a theatrical set designer and director. After serving in the Army in World War II, he worked for Edith Halpert at the Downtown Gallery.In 1952, he opened the Charles Alan Gallery, specializing in contemporary art. Alan closed the gallery in 1970 to become a private dealer.

From the description of Charles Alan interview on Aline Saarinen, 1973 Feb. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220178080

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associatedWith Alan Gallery (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Allen, Lawrence. person
associatedWith Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk), 1903-1974. person
associatedWith Baker, Richard Brown. person
associatedWith Breinin, Raymond, 1910- person
associatedWith Breinin, Raymond, 1910- person
associatedWith Conner, Bruce. person
associatedWith Conner, Bruce. person
associatedWith Cummings, Paul, person
associatedWith Davis, Stuart, 1892-1964. person
associatedWith Dintenfass, Terry, 1920- person
associatedWith Downtown Gallery (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Geddes, Norman Bel, 1893-1958. person
associatedWith Halpert, Edith Gregor, 1900-1970. person
associatedWith Harnett, William Michael, 1848-1892. person
associatedWith Hirshhorn, Joseph H. person
associatedWith Kaufmann, Edgar, 1910-1989. person
associatedWith Kuniyoshi, Yasuo, 1889-1953. person
associatedWith Landau, Felix, 1924-2003. person
associatedWith Levi, Julian E. (Julian Edwin), 1900-1982. person
associatedWith Levine, Jack, 1915- person
associatedWith Levy, Julien. person
associatedWith Louchheim, Joseph H., 1908?-1970. person
associatedWith Marin, John, 1870-1953. person
associatedWith Marin, John, Jr. 1915?-1988. person
associatedWith McAndrew, John. person
associatedWith O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986. person
associatedWith Oliveira, Nathan, 1928-2010. person
associatedWith Root, Edward Wales, d. 1956. person
associatedWith Saarinen, Aline B. (Aline Bernstein), 1914-1972. person
associatedWith Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961. person
associatedWith Sachs, Paul. person
associatedWith Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969. person
associatedWith Shaw, Elizabeth Roberts, 1921- person
associatedWith Smith, Suzanne Mullett. person
associatedWith Stanton, Frank, b. 1890. person
associatedWith Washburn, George. person
associatedWith Yale School of Drama. corporateBody
associatedWith Zerbe, Karl, 1903-1972. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
New York (State)--New York
United States
New York (State)--New York
New York (State)--New York
New York (State)--New York
United States
United States
Subject
Art dealers--Interviews
Set designers--Interviews
Art galleries, Commercial
Art critics--Interviews
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Birth 1908

Death 1975

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